Tracy Ragsdale, et approach., Petitioners
Wolverine Globally, Inc.
535 U. S i9000. 81, 152 L. Education. 2d 167, 70 USLW4191, 82 Empl Prac. December. P 40, 921, one hundred forty five Lab. Imprevu, P34, 457, 27 Staff Benefits Calamite. 1865, six Wage & Hour Catastrophe. 2d (BNA) 1153, twenty-three NDLR G 1, 2 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 2475, 2002 Daily Log D. A. R. 3017
FACTS: Tracy Ragsdale worked for Wolverine World Wide in 1995, during which time she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease. Throughout the organizations keep act Ragsdale was designated seven weeks of keep time. About February twenty-one, 1996 she was given the first of several one month extension cables. The company purchased all medical care insurance during her six months of leave. They didn't tell Ragsdale that the 12 weeks would count as her FLMA leave. After the seven months had elapsed Ragsdale still expected another thirty days at which point Wolverine discussed with her that her firm leave was exhausted. Wolverine believed that since it over complied with the regulation this didn't need to notify automobile of the usage. After which it Ragsdale, wanted to peruse a part-time position which was turned down by Wolverine. At which point Wolverine terminated Ragsdale, because your woman didn't return back to operate.
ISSUE: If an employer is higher than the Family Medical Keep Act requirements do they have to still abide by the basic Division of Labor standards?
DECISION: The lower courtroom moved for any summary wisdom at which point Wolverine World Wide stated that they naturally all requests under the business leave take action, and covered all medical expenses. After which it time company refused Ragsdale's request for a part-time position for what ever business factors. Wolverine asserted that they complied with the Family Medical Leave Act simply by allotting more than twice the actual regulation requires. Ragsdale argued that since Wolverine did not comply with the regulation by simply telling her that her Family Medical Leave Action benefits were being used, these were null and void. The low court ruled in favor of Wolverine...